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Disorder and Innovation: The Reshaping of the French Churches of London after the Glorious Revolution

Robin D. Gwynn

in From Persecution to Toleration: The Glorious Revolution and Religion in England

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201960
eISBN:
9780191675102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201960.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

Henry Compton, bishop of London, asked a proctor in the Canterbury Court of Arches to prepare a formal order which required both the French churches of Savoy and of London in Threadnettle street to ... More


Introduction

Nigel Aston

in The End of an Élite: The French Bishops and the Coming of the Revolution 1786-1790

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202844
eISBN:
9780191675553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202844.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

This book examines how and where the bishops exerted their political influence between 1786 and 1790, and episcopal involvement to the National Assembly. In so doing, it concentrates particularly on ... More


External Concerns

H. E. J. COWDREY

in Lanfranc: Scholar, Monk, Archbishop

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259601
eISBN:
9780191717406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259601.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

As Archbishop of Canterbury, Lanfranc was the ecclesiastical head of an English church that consisted of the provinces of Canterbury and York; he claimed a primacy over the British Isles that ... More


The End of an Élite: The French Bishops and the Coming of the Revolution 1786-1790

Nigel Aston

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202844
eISBN:
9780191675553
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202844.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

This book offers a scholarly study in English of the bishops of the French church at the outbreak of the French Revolution. The 130 members of the episcopate formed an elite within an elite, the ... More


From Dioceses to Parishes: The Geography of the French Church

Joseph Bergin

in Church, Society, and Religious Change in France, 1580-1730

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300150988
eISBN:
9780300161069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300150988.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses how the French church of the centuries before the revolution was one of the biggest and most imposing in Europe. As the French monarchy itself expanded again from the ... More


An apostolic élite: the bishops of the French Church at the end of the ancien régime

Nigel Aston

in The End of an Élite: The French Bishops and the Coming of the Revolution 1786-1790

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202844
eISBN:
9780191675553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202844.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

To be nominated and consecrated as one of the 130 bishops of the French Church was the highest ambition any cleric could hold in France under the ancien régime. The office of bishop was one of ... More


Conclusion

Alison Forrestal

in Fathers, Pastors and Kings: Visions of Episcopacy in Seventeenth-century France

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069765
eISBN:
9781781700594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069765.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the history of episcopacy in France during the seventeenth century. The episcopate flourished, after its unsteady start to the Bourbon reign, ... More


Fathers, Pastors and Kings: Visions of Episcopacy in Seventeenth-century France

Alison Forrestal

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069765
eISBN:
9781781700594
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069765.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book explores how conceptions of episcopacy (government of a church by bishops) shaped the identity of the bishops of France in the wake of the reforming Council of Trent (1545–63). It ... More


An uneasy alliance

Alison Forrestal

in Fathers, Pastors and Kings: Visions of Episcopacy in Seventeenth-century France

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069765
eISBN:
9781781700594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069765.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter addresses the episcopate's understanding of its status and its role towards another power that consistently sought to increase its sway over the French church: the gallican crown and its ... More


Religion Taught and Learned

Joseph Bergin

in Church, Society, and Religious Change in France, 1580-1730

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300150988
eISBN:
9780300161069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300150988.003.0013
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter considers some of the major ways in which the French church met the challenge of educating its members. Although the discussion falls under headings such as preaching, missions, ... More


Conclusion

Joseph Bergin

in Politics of Religion in Early Modern France

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300207699
eISBN:
9780300210460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207699.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This concluding chapter analyses the religious conflicts as a whole and how Louis XIV wanted to solve them once and for all. Whether the church was in the state or the state was in the church is ... More


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